Educating and inspiring all to create and enjoy the visual arts.

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The Flower City Arts Center is a community of makers, from the established artist to dabbler. Connect with us by joining as a member or enrolling in a class today.


adult courses


kids courses

Intro to the Wheel II

This class is for those who have taken a wheel class previously, and want to build on their skills. You will work skill-building exercises, and ...

Introduction to Oil Painting

Learn about materials, fundamentals, and best practices of oil painting, with an emphasis on direct or "alla prima" techniques. Color mixing and creating a range ...

Intermediate Digital Photography

Take your digital photography skills to the next level! From the camera to the computer you will gain a more thorough understanding of shutter speed, ...

Lovin’ Letterpress  

Immerse yourself in letterpress printing. Choose from our hundreds of fonts and learn to handset type from California Job cases. Print from a variety of ...

Ceramics 101 for Teens

In this 8 week class you will cover the basics of working with clay, from handbuilding techniques to throwing on the wheel. This is geared ...

& Events

Myths of the Sacred Wound

Apr 06th - Apr 27th

This is a journey of 6 million breaths, of a thousand lifetimes. The collective wound we share is one of ...

Artist Talk with AIR Megan May

April 18th, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening with AIR Megan May while she discusses her exhibition Myths of the Sacred Wound currently on view. 

Mother's Day Card Printing

May 04th, 11 a.m.

Choose from our wide variety of woodblocks and cuts to make a unique, hand-crafted card for the important mother in your life. Just in time to celebrate Mother's Day! This fun ...

Flower City Arts Center is supported by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.